Jul 21, 2011 11:30 AM
Shawn writes: "Dear Outblush, I am a faithful follower, and have been visiting your site daily for the last several years. This is my first time however in asking for your shopping help.
I am planning/assisting in a low key fundraiser for a film in Pittsburgh that is to be held late August (my boyfriends film). It's going to be in one of the trendier neighborhood bar/grills. I need help finding a stylish, mid-length relaxed but somewhat professional dress so that I at least look like I know what I'm doing. I would like to avoid a little black dress if possible, and maybe go with something more colorful, maybe a print. Any sleeve length would be acceptable to me as well. I'm a very petite 5'3 size 00/XS, 32C, and my budget is about $100. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated!"
Hi Shawn! At the time that I write this, all of these dresses are available in a small or extra small. I picked out a lot of dresses with belts and ties, because I know it can be rough finding petite dresses that fit you right. Hope you like them! - Mitchy
1 - Girls from Savoy Gull Wing Dress in Plum $90
2 - Ella Moss Cali Dress $85 on sale
3 - Kensie Floral Print Dress with Gathered Hem $88
4 - CK Jeans Racerback Tank Dress $70
5 - Aqua Sleeveless High/Low Printed Belted Dress $108
6 - Delia's Abstract-Print Ruffle Dress $45
7 - BCBGeneration Ruffled-Cami Dress $88
8 - Calvin Klein Printed T-Shirt Dress $67 on sale
9 - ASOS Shirt Midi Dress in Stripe Print $78
10 - Blue-per Free Dress $50
Frustrated in your search for that perfect leather handbag, red stiletto pump, or whatever makes your heart go thump in the night? Click here to check out our requests for you, the reader, and to contact us, and we might do the shopping work for you in a future Personal Shopper feature!
If you've got a product or service that you'd like to promote on Outblush, click here to find out about our advertising opportunities.